K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

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World War I propaganda posters

Little Americans, do your bit. Leave nothing on your plate

Even the smallest children were enlisted in the war effort. Wheat was needed for soldiers, and so children (and their mothers) were encouraged to eat other grains such as oatmeal, corn, and rice — and were reminded, like children everywhere, to clean their plates.

Poster by: Cushman Parker, 1917.

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